Fourth Grade News

Week of February 15, 2016

Homework

Writing Homework - Due Wednesday, Feb. 17th

Revising practice in the blue workbook… Complete pages 102 - 104 titled “Charlie the Hedgehog”.

Bring a shoe box to school for a reading project.


Math homework - Due Thursday, Feb. 18th

Work on Think Through Math for 30 minutes. The link to Through Through Math is posted on Google Classroom.


There is no spelling homework this week.

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Multicultural Night - Thursday, February 18th from 6 - 7:30 pm

Join us for this wonderful night of cultural celebration!


*Parade of Nations

*Second Grade Patriotic Performance

*Cultural Displays and Interactions from 4 Countries

*Display of Students' Heritage Posters

Instagram Update

We would love to have more parents following our class Instagram pages. We would like to inform you that teachers will accept invitations to follow their pages, just from their homeroom students' parents. Also, if your Instagram username is not similar to your name, for security reasons, please send an email with your Instagram username to your child's homeroom teacher. Thank you for helping us stay connected and protecting your children's privacy on the internet! Here is a list of our usernames:


Miss. Burke - MissBurkeatWells2015


Ms. Hill - MsHillsatWells2015


Mrs. Miller - MrsMilleratWells2015


Ms. Murugesan - MsMurugesanatWells2015


Mrs. Sewell - MrsSewellatWells2015

Learning Targets

Math

Topics 12 - Measurement Units and Conversions

I can choose the most appropriate customary unit of length - inches/feet/yard/mile.

I can choose the most appropriate customary unit of capacity - cups/pints/quarts/gallons.

I can choose the most appropriate customary unit of weight - ounces/pounds/tons.


Language

I can use my knowledge and skills of grammar and writing to edit and revise passages.


Reading

I can distinguish the point of view and the character’s perspective of a text.


Writing

I can construct a fully elaborated paragraph with a main idea and supporting details.

I can construct a captivating introduction and a closing conclusion to an expository text.


Social Studies

I can describe the impact of the Civil War on Texas.


Science

I can interpret weather maps and make predictions based on the information.

I can collect and record data.

Tiger Market Helpers for Friday, February 19th

Samantha

Gracie

Talia

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Book Buddies

By opening a book YOU can open a new world for a child and foster the love of reading for a lifetime!

Wells PTA is looking for volunteers to read aloud books to small groups of 1st and 2nd grade students. Book Buddies meet every Wednesday from 12:45 to 1:45. Please sign up and volunteer to fit your schedule; one time, once every two weeks, once a month or EVERY WEEK! You do not have to have a 1st or 2nd grader at Wells. ANYONE can volunteer! A Book Buddy can be a parent, grandparent, high school student or community member.

In order to be a Book Buddy, fill out the volunteer application on the PISD website or just click on the link below. It takes about a week to be approved.www.pisd.edu/about.us/partners.volunteers/volunteer.application.shtml

Then click on the SignUpGenius link below to choose your date and time to volunteer! www.signupgenius.com/go/20f044aabab23a0fd0-book